Cambodia Rejects Four UN Rights Recommendations

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Cambodia Rejects Four UN Rights Recommendations

Post by OrangeDragon » Sat Jun 28, 2014 1:37 am

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Earlier this year, the rights council made 205 recommendations to Cambodia, which “noted” 38 of them and accepted 163.
The rejected recommendations are a repeal of a criminal defamation code in the press law; ensuring the right to education to children, including Vietnamese; combating discrimination; and doing more to address school dropouts.
So lets address these as a list:
  • repeal of a criminal defamation code in the press law
    Of course... that's the ruling party's #1 goto when they get called out on their bullshit. especially now that they've given the opposition a station.
  • ensuring the right to education to children, including Vietnamese
    For all the criticism about the CNRP being racist/etc in their words, especially from the CPP... the ruling government repeatedly displays it in their actions.
  • combating discrimination
    See above.
  • doing more to address school dropouts
    Or just basic truancy. When the malls are full of teenage kids in the middle of the afternoon all decked out in their school clothes something's seriously wrong.
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Re: Cambodia Rejects Four UN Rights Recommendations

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sat Jun 28, 2014 6:26 am

To be fair there's a difference between school dropouts and kids skipping class... Plus, the majority of those kids at the mall aren't even skipping class... The first step would be to have them study a full day instead of the current half days. Not only would they (hopefully) learn more, it would also reduce traffic at lunch time.
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Re: Cambodia Rejects Four UN Rights Recommendations

Post by Joker Poker » Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:04 pm

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:The first step would be to have them study a full day instead of the current half days. Not only would they (hopefully) learn more, it would also reduce traffic at lunch time.
Spot on BKL. A lot of folk simply can't afford to pay the extra for a full day of school.
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